Antarctica Cruise

Antarctica was truly amazing.... Once we hit the Peninsula we had the 2 most amazing days, blue skies, ice, wild life, scenery. Absolutly stunning! The ship was great, good facilities. The crew was absolutly fantastic. Very approachable & informative. It was a very family like atmosphare. The food was delicious and plentyful. And the scenery & wild!

Bert Lozey | WA

Macquarie Island Expedition

The group of Subantarctic islands lying south of New Zealand have long beeen recognised for their rich biodiversity. So much so, that UNESCO placed them in a select group of only 180 natural sites that have been designated as 'the most important and significant natural habitats' on the planet. This voyage gives us time to explore the islands, which all lie within the cool temperate zone, creating a unique climate perfect for supporting a vast array of wildlife including albatross, penguins, petrels, prions, shearwaters and marine mammals like sea lions, fur seals and elephant seals. Macquarie Island is the only breeding ground in the world for the beautiful Royal Penguin, and large colonies of King, Gentoo and Rockhopper penguins are also found here.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Dunedin, overnight hotel
DAY 2 Board The Spirit of Enderby and depart for Snares Island
DAY 3 Snares Island
DAYS 4/5 The Auckland Islands
DAY 6 At Sea
DAYS 7/8 Macquarie Island, home to millions of Penguins
DAY 9 At sea
DAYS 10/11 Campbell Island and Perseverance Harbour
DAY 12 At sea
DAY 13 Disembark Invercargill where trip concludes

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Trip Code: MIG
Trip Grading:
Duration:  13 days
Activities:  Cruising Kayaking
Next Trip:  01 December 2017
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price: USD$6600 Main Deck Triple
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